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  •  earthquake jolted

    5.9-magnitude quake jolts Indonesia's Sumatra island

    World | April 10, 2016 11:25 IST

    Jakarta: A 5.9-magnitude earthquake jolted off the west coast of Indonesia's Sumatra Island in Bengkulu province on Sunday. The quake struck at 9.14 a.m, the Indonesian Meteorological, Climatological and Geophysical Agency (BMKG) said. The epicentre

  • german scientists simulations provide more clues on mh370

    German scientists' simulations provide more clues on MH370

    World | September 02, 2015 8:48 IST

    Berlin:  The crash site of Malaysian Airline' s MH370 plane could be in the eastern equatorial Indian Ocean, more northerly than previously thought, German marine researchers said in Kiel on Tuesday.A search in the eastern

  • 113 feared dead in indonesian military plane crash

    113 feared dead in Indonesian military plane crash

    World | June 30, 2015 21:59 IST

    Jakarta:  All 113 people on board a Hercules C-130 military cargo aircraft were feared killed when the military plane crashed into a residential area in Medan city on Indonesia's Sumatra island on Tuesday, media reported.A

  • 6.1 magnitude quake hits sumatra island in indonesia

    6.1 magnitude quake hits Sumatra Island in Indonesia

    World | May 16, 2015 8:41 IST

    Jakarta: An under-land quake measuring 6.1 on Richter scale hit Bengkulu province of Sumatra Island earlier on Saturday, the Meteorology and Geophysics Agency reported here.The quake struck at 03:26 a.m. Jakarta time on Saturday (GMT2026

  • indonesia floods displace over 34 000 people

    Indonesia floods displace over 34,000 people

    World | December 24, 2014 6:38 IST

    Jakarta: Floods in Indonesia's Aceh and West Java areas since on Thursday have displaced 34,642 people, an official said Tuesday.In Tamiang district of Aceh in the northern tip of Sumatra island, about 2,370 houses were

  • subtle earth shifts can forecast quakes tsunamis

    Subtle Earth shifts can forecast quakes, tsunamis

    World | November 18, 2014 12:16 IST

    New York: Monitoring subtle shifts in the Earth's offshore plates can provide accurate forecasts of earthquake magnitude and tsunami potential, says a study by an international team of scientists.This geological phenomenon called “slow slip events”

  • tigers keep five men on tree for three days in indonesia

    Tigers keep five men on tree for three days in Indonesia

    World | July 08, 2013 12:43 IST

    Jakarta, July 8: Five men spent three days on a tree in Indonesia to escape from a group of tigers that had killed and eaten a sixth member of the group, media reports said Sunday.The

  • magnitude 6.4 quake off indonesia s sumatra

    Magnitude 6.4 Quake Off Indonesia's Sumatra

    World | April 18, 2012 10:05 IST

    Jakarta, Apr 15: A 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Indonesia's Sumatra island today but there were no reports of damage, the geophysics agency said.“The epicentre is in the sea and there is no

  • new zealand sumatra rattled by quake

    New Zealand, Sumatra Rattled By Quake

    World | January 02, 2012 8:07 IST

    Wellington, Jan 2: The earthquake-devastated New Zealand city of Christchurch was rattled on Sunday by a 5.0-magnitude tremor, geologists said, although there were no immediate reports of damage.The quake, which struck at a relatively shallow